Titel: Nieuw Engelsch lees-, leer- en vertaalboek voor eerstbeginnenden
Auteur: Lagerwey, J.; Ludolph, L.J.C.
Uitgave: Gorinchem: J. Noorduyn en zoon, 1863
5e, verb. dr.
Auteursrechten: Zie auteursrechten
Citeerinstructie: Bijzondere Collecties van de Universiteit van Amsterdam, UBM: Obr. 5818
Onderwerp: Taal- en letterkunde naar afzonderlijke talen: Engelse taalkunde
Trefwoord: Engels, Leermiddelen (vorm)
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— "To take care of the horses, and clean and drive the
coach." — "You say right," answered the master; "and
I do not expect you to do more than I hired you for: but
this I insist on, that, every morning before breakfast, you
get the coach ready, and drive the maid to the farmer's
for the milk, and I hope, you will allow that to be part
of your business."
T/ie Bridie.
A young man of distinction, just returned from the
grand tour (1), and who, witli a great deal of freedom,
exercised the traveller's privilege of embellishing the truth
with the flowers of invention, was one day recounting the
immber of presents he had received from different foreign
princes, particularly a very grand bridle given him by the
Eiench king. "It is so elegantly ornamented with gold
and precious stones," said he, "that I cannot think of
putting it into the mouth of my liorse; what shall I do with
it?" continued he, to an old veteran in the army. —
"Put it into your own, my Lord," replied the officer.
Conjugal Love.
After Cyrus the Great had, by a stratagem, surprised
the King of Armenia, and all his family, he asked Tigranes,
the King's son, what he would give to have his Lady
(whom he had lately married) restored to her liberty? "A
thousand lives, if I had them," replied the Prince. Cyrus,
liowever, gave them all their liberty, after swearing to be
friends and allies to the ]\Iedes and Persians. On tlieir
i-eturn, while every one was praising the comeliness and
behaviour of the Persian Prince, Tigranes asked iiis wife:
(1) A Joiirncv on the continent of Europe,